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  1. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    format. The soil test terms are defined along with a general description of how to use the information ... example, a pH value of 7.0 is neutral. Where pH values are above 7.0, the soil is alkaline. pH values below ... formats differ, any standard soil test report has the critical information needed to make a nutrient ...

  2. Ambrosia Coloration in Maple Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0108

    Agriculture and Natural Resources; Ohio State University Extension Maple trees are naturally found across ... called “ambrosia maple.” The ambrosia colors are not signs of fungal infection or decay (as is the case ... with many softwoods) but are the tree’s defense mechanism to prevent further damage from decay ...

  3. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    recommendations. Here are a couple of questions you should ask about recommendations. First, what is the basis of ... Data Management System Many labs have convenient websites where you can log into your account to ... State University Extension Soil testing provides key information about soil nutrient availability. It is ...

  4. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Kohlrabi, Rutabagas, and Turnips

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5521

    until tender. Check a few vegetables to see if they are tender. For information on preserving these ... Kohlrabi, rutabagas, and turnips are all members of the mustard family. Another name for kohlrabi is cabbage ... turnip but is yellow in color and a bit sweeter. Turnips are commonly white and are easily identified by ...

  5. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    are all rated similarly for the species you are using (NTEP n.d.) via the National Turfgrass ... understanding the information on the label, you can choose the grass seed that best fits your needs based on the ... cultivars or varieties within the species Cultivars are plant varieties that have been cultivated and ...

  6. Ohio Opportunity Zones in Community and Economic Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4112

    opportunity zones (OZs). It provides background information on OZs and details about the Ohio-specific tax ... enabled states to participate by designating OZs in low-income areas targeted for reinvestment. OZs are ... (Public Law No. 115-97), qualified OZs are defined by the Internal Revenue Code (Internal Revenue Service ...

  7. DORA- Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4113

    communities began creating areas where open container restrictions are loosened, allowing people to buy, carry ... better understand how to implement a DORA in their community. It provides background information about ... relevant laws and actions to help inform community decisions on whether a DORA can be created and its ...

  8. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Onions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5524

    University Extension Onions are a strong-flavored vegetable and can be used in a variety of ways. Deep-fried ... onion rings and French onion soup are favorites. Popular uses for onions include seasoning in salads, ... soups, casseroles, main dishes, sauces, and relishes. Green onions are available in the spring while ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Peas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5527

    Extension Peas are a cool weather crop available in June and July. There are two common varieties: green ... garden peas that need shelling and edible-pod peas that are eaten whole (snow peas and sugar snap peas). ... Peas add color, texture, and variety to meals. For information on pea varieties in Ohio, contact your ...

  10. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    causing acidic soil conditions. Other factors that may act to reduce soil pH are decomposition of soil ... expected that there is a higher likelihood of acidic soils in eastern Ohio where the soils originated from ... sandstone and shale. Conversely, there is a lower likelihood of acidic soils in western Ohio where the soils ...

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